Thursday, June 11, 2015

Clergy offer two thumbs up to films of various genres

Two Popes included with local priests listing favourite movies

Pope Francis said in 2013 his favourite film was La Strada, The Road.
The B.C. Catholic asked local priests what their favourite films were and why. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

A family member who cares for a sick family member a 'hidden hero,' Pope says
Pope Francis exchanges his zucchetto with one given by someone in the crowd as he leaves his general audience in St. Peter's Square. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
During his weekly general audience, Pope Francis lauded families for the "hidden heroism" of those who care for a sick loved one. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Canadians say leave 'God' in national anthem

Pope Benedict XVI tells attendees at a diocesan conference at the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome in 2011 to not be afraid of their duty as Christians to pass on the word of God. CNS photo / Tony Gentile, Reuters.
A June 8 Angus Reid poll indicates most Canadians approve of banning prayer before official public meetings, but would not approve of removing God from "O Canada." For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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